Joszann St. John

Joszann St. John, a Dominican living in Canada, has released a book entitled ‘Wounded Bird No More.’

The book, her first, is a collection of poems which explore a myriad of subjects including love, life, nature, and experiences in Canada and Dominica.

According to a press release, one of the more emotional poems ‘World’s Children’ showcases the plight of poverty stricken children in Africa. Another poem, ‘Londonderry River’ captures the essence of Dominica’s lush beauty.

“The book is an inspiration to everyone, especially girls and women. The author wrote the book to empower other women as she empowers herself. The book’s title, ‘Wounded Bird No More’ suggests a breaking away from past hurt and injustices. The work is a self portrait of a woman embracing her destiny, of finding ones higher self, and being brave enough to take risks,” the press release states.

St. John moved from Dominica to Canada in 1996. She is a former student of the St. Andrews High School and the Clifton Dupigny Community College. Currently, she is pursuing studies at York University in Toronto, Canada.

Wouned Bird No More is said to have an emotional intensity that grabs the reader. The book was released by and is available at

Book cover